Articles with tag like: Action Fraud

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Action Fraud warns customers after TV Licence fraud attack

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 09 Jan 2019

Action Fraud, the UK-based anti-fraud agency, has issued a warning to the public after receiving more than 200 complaints over fake TV Licensing emails.

Action Fraud, fraud, attack, UK, phishing, fraudster, scam, money transfer, accounts, safety

Contactless card fraud is on the rise in UK

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 07 Jan 2019

Recent figures from Action Fraud have revealed that a total of GBP 1.8 mln was stolen by fraudsters from contactless users in 2018.

contactless payments, card fraud, UK, Action Fraud

Argos customers dragged into phishing scam

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 10 Jul 2018

Action Fraud centre has warned that cybercriminals are sending text messages that appear to come from Argos to trick customers into sharing their personal information.

Argos, retailer, phishing, cybercrime, Action Fraud

TSBs security issue causes surge in phishing scams

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 22 May 2018

Action Fraud, the UK police’s dedicated fraud tracking team, has revealed a significant increase in reports about phishing attacks connected to TSB’s IT outage.

TSB Bank, Action Fraud, UK, mobile banking app, online banking, security incident, data breach, fraud prevention, phishing attacks